Changes to the student immigration rules

Changes to the student immigration rules

June 15, 2018

Commenting, Alp Mehmet, Vice Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said:

Genuine students are, of course, welcome but this is a slippery slope. The last time that the student visa system was loosened in 2009 it took years to recover from the massive inflow of bogus students, especially from India. We cannot afford another episode like that.

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Read the government's statement on the changes to the immigration rules, published on 15 June 2018.

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